Cockcroft Lectures

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Cockcroft Lecture Series

The Cockcroft lectures are open to all, and are usually held (when not stated otherwise) on Mondays in the Merrison Lecture Theatre at Daresbury Laboratory. Lectures can also be viewed on-line via Zoom, meeting ID 894-626-8706 (no password required).

Please see information on individual lectures for specific arrangements and materials (including hand-outs).

A text that students may find useful to accompany the course is "The Science and Technology of Particle Accelerators", by R. Appleby, G. Burt, J. Clarke and H. Owen (Taylor and Francis, 2020). This is available as a free download (open-access) from

If you attend a lecture (in person or on-line) please record your participation on the attendance sheet.